3 edition of Urban systems and planning for Africa found in the catalog.
Urban systems and planning for Africa
Andrew G. Onokerhoraye
by Editorial Committee, Geography and Planning Series, University of Benin in [Benin City, Nigeria]
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Andrew G. Onokerhoraye and Gideon D. Omuta.|
|Series||Geography and planning series for Africa, Population studies and planning for Africa / Andrew G. Onokerhoraye|
|Contributions||Omuta, Gideon E. D.|
|LC Classifications||HT384.A357 O56 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 314 p. :|
|Number of Pages||314|
|LC Control Number||88163732|
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